Anne Hathaway Reveals Creepy Question Reporter Asked Her As A Teen

Anne Hathaway stated she was requested if she was a “good woman or a nasty woman” by a journalist when she was simply 16 years outdated.

The actor spoke concerning the incident whereas taking part in a Q&A session following the premiere of her new film, “Eileen,” at Sundance Movie Competition.

“I simply remembered one of many very first questions I ever obtained requested after I began performing and needed to do press was: Are you a very good woman or a nasty woman?” Hathaway stated, based on Selection. “I used to be 16. And my 16-year-old self needed to reply with this movie.”

Hathaway introduced up the incident as she described desirous to work with “Eileen” director William Oldroyd after seeing the 2016 drama “Girl Macbeth,” which starred Florence Pugh as a girl trapped in a loveless marriage to an older man.

“I believed it was a rare work,” Hathaway stated. “I noticed a examine of feminine complication that hit me actually, actually deep, and I felt like Will was a filmmaker that may very well be trusted to inform difficult tales, particularly about females.”

Based mostly on the 2015 novel of the identical identify by Otessa Moshfegh, “Eileen,” a thriller, follows a younger girl residing a grim life in Boston within the Sixties. Whereas working at a jail, a girl named Rebecca (Hathaway) joins the workers and modifications Eileen’s life.